Seahawks get 4 primetime games, open at Carolina


Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in Jan. 6, 2013 game against the Washington Redskins. Seattle won 24-14.

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks will play at least four primetime games next season and will open Sept. 8 at Carolina.

The Seahawks schedule was released on Wednesday.

After opening at Carolina, the Seahawks will return home to host San Francisco in the first of Seattle's four prime-time games.

Seattle will travel to Arizona in Week 7 for a Thursday night game, and will play at St. Louis (Week 8) and host New Orleans (Week 13) in Monday night games.

Seattle will have its bye in Week 12.

The Seahawks will host former defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and his new team, Jacksonville, in Week 3.

Young QBs Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck will match up in Week 5 in Indianapolis, and a week later the Seahawks will host Tennessee and former Washington star QB Jake Locker.